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College Basketball Recruiting Roundup: Weekend Visits and Tidbits
Duke will host several recruits this weekend for “Countdown to Craziness,” including 2017 prospects Gary Trent Jr., Matt Coleman and Wendell Carter Jr., and 2018...

Duke lands five-star Marques Bolden
2016 five-star center Marques Bolden has picked Duke over Kentucky and TCU. Bolden, 6-11, 250-pounds, announced his decision Thursday afternoon at his DeSoto (Texas) High...

Texas center Marques Bolden keeps college hoops powerhouses waiting
This time last year, the most talked about basketball player from DeSoto (Texas) High School was Duke guard Matt Jones. As a sophomore, he’d been...

Zac Gallen Named ACC Pitcher Of The Week
UNC’s Zac Gallen and Virginia’s Connor Jones were selected as ACC Co-Pitchers of the Week. Gallen struck out a career-high 13 batters and faced just...

PG Derryck Thornton transferring from Duke
Duke has announced that freshman guard Derryck Thornton leave the basketball program and transfer to another school. The former five-star prospect reclassified to graduate high...

UNC Not Tough Enough Versus Duke
Duke fought through losing Matt Jones to an injury and Marshall Plumlee picking up his fourth foul with 14:06 left in the game. And they...

UNC again can’t put away a good team
Although this one hurt for the Tar Heels more than the losses at Louisville and Notre Dame, the same issue of not being able to...

Know Your Opponent: Duke
Scouting Duke is fairly simple from a numbers standpoint, as Mike Krzyzewski's team is essentially just six deep at the moment. Senior Amile Jefferson has...

Q&A With Matt Merletti: Why Are Low Blocks Still Legal in Football?
Last Saturday, UNC was once again tasked with trying to tackle Georgia Tech’s triple option offense and cut blocking scheme. While the Tar Heels secured...

Jahlil Okafor, Duke teammates attend upscale L.A. rooftop party
Potential NBA second overall pick Jahlil Okafor looks right at home in the SoCal sun chillin' with his college teammates at an upscale Los Angeles...

Duke at North Carolina, three to know preview
Both teams have played four games since the Blue Devils beat the Tar Heels 92-90 in overtime Feb. 18. In each of the previous five...

Panthers' Tre Boston put on pick-6 show against Falcons
Tre Boston admitted he acted like he hadn't been there before on his 84-yard interception return that helped seal a playoff berth for the Carolina...

Video: Tar Heel Take: Miami
Join Matt Oakes and Rachel Nash as they go behind the scenes of UNC’s first home ACC game against Miami with special guests Jones Angell...

Audio: Talkin’ Tar Heels with Jones Angell
UNC football wrapped up another winning season with a Belk Bowl win, but what does it mean for the future of the program? WCHLs Matt...

Video: Tar Heel Take - Kentucky
Join Rachel Nash and Matt Oakes for a very special edition of Tar Heel Take as they go behind the scenes of UNC’s stunning victory...

Duke commit Matt Jones thinks he'd beat Michael Jordan in his prime
In advance of Saturday's Jordan Brand Classic (8 p.m., ET, ESPN2) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, we asked eight JBC All Americans how they...

Video: UNC, Duke recruits talk smack at the McDonald's All-American game
Continuing the UNC vs Duke Smackdown tradition at the McDonald's All-American Game are Duke recruits Jabari Parker and Matt Jones with UNC recruits Kennedy Meeks...

UNC Baseball Rolls Past Wake Forest, 20-6
No. 1 North Carolina (13-0, 2-0 ACC) slugged out eight home runs en route to a 20-6 win at Wake Forest (9-7, 0-2 ACC) Saturday...

HighSchoolOT Holiday Invitational Day 3 Recap: Hicks, Copeland, Mitchell
The third day of the HighSchoolOT.com Holiday Invitational brought just as much excitement as the first two days, but in a different way. Teams were...

Four More Heels Rumored To Be Heading To NFL
Unconfirmed sources named four players as undrafted free agents heading to the NFL, at least for the time being: wide receiver Dwight Jones to the...

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